You may have heard about the advantages of choosing dental implants to replace missing teeth, but have you wondered what to expect with the dental implants process?
As a long-term investment in your oral health and smile, dental implants rely on the skill and artistry of those involved in the treatment process. From your initial consultation to surgery and follow-up appointments, we are pleased to provide comprehensive care that ensures your comfort, safety, and the success of your treatment. All our dental implant patients undergo an evaluation from our experienced dentist, during which time we will discuss your smile goals and the most beneficial treatment plan for your oral condition. Knowing what to expect with dental implants and our treatment process can help you determine if choosing dental implants is the best option for you.
Dental implant surgery is a routine procedure for our implant surgeon and is generally completed with local anesthetic and sedation medications. Many times, we can attach a temporary tooth to the implant at the time of placement. Once the site has healed, we will create custom restorations that blend flawlessly in with your existing teeth and smile!
After the dental implants have fully integrated into your jaw and we have attached the restoration(s), your smile will be returned to full health and function. Dental implants are cared for just like natural teeth and require no additional special care. However, taking care of your dental implants is just as crucial for their longevity as caring for your natural teeth. As with your natural teeth, we recommend that you brush twice daily and floss once a day, visiting your dentist bi-annually for dental examinations and hygiene appointments. Dental implants, when well cared for, provide patients with the following benefits:
Dr. Randall discusses dental implants.